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May 20, 2013

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Denise Richards Reveals Why She Takes Care of Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller's Kids

May 20, 2013 09:35:04 GMT


Denise Richards must be busy taking care of her two daughters with ex-husband Charlie Sheen and another adopted child. However, she's got more on her plate since Charlie's twin boys with his other ex-wife Brooke Mueller were also put under her custody. Us Weekly caught up with the actress about her responsibilities as a parent on Saturday, May 18 during an event in Los Angeles.

"You just figure it out because you don't have a choice. You have these children depending on you," she said. "You prioritize. I had children because I want to be a parent, and I want to be there for them," she explained. "I think my biggest challenge is [that] their different activities sometimes overlap. I have a good schedule going. You just manage," Denise said of her experience.
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Justin Bieber Reacts to Haters on Stage After Getting Mixed Reactions at Billboard Music Awards

May 20, 2013 09:20:58 GMT


Claps were mixed with boos when Justin Bieber was announced as the winner of fan-voted Milestone Award, a first ever prize at the Billboard Music Awards to honor artist who shows the most musical ingenuity and innovation. Undeterred by the mixed responses, he made it clear to his haters that he felt he deserved the win.

After a few moment of standing on stage in silence while watching the crowd, the Canadian teen idol finally broke his silence saying, "I'm 19 years old, I think I'm doing a pretty good job and basically, from my heart, I really wanna say it should really be about the music. It should be about the craft, the craft that I'm making."
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Jennifer Lawrence Almost Actually Catching Fire When Promoting 'Catching Fire' at Cannes

May 20, 2013 09:13:02 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence was almost literally catching fire when attending a party for her new film, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", at Baoli Beach in Cannes, France, on Saturday night, May 18. A witness said that Lawrence, who was at the party with co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Sam Claflin, was "sitting on a sofa in the VIP section of the party" when an 8-foot column with a platter of candles reportedly fell on top of her and Hemsworth.

"They both jumped up when it happened and thankfully no one was hurt," said the witness. However, both Hemsworth and Lawrence didn't seem bothered by the incident as the witness added, "Liam and Jennifer both seemed pretty calm about it and laughed it off. They almost caught fire -literally."
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First Trailer for J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron's 'Believe'

May 20, 2013 09:06:18 GMT


The first look at another new show from NBC has landed online. From executive producer J.J. Abrams, "Believe" revolves around Bo, a ten-year-old girl who has super powers: levitation, telekinesis, the ability to control nature, and even predict the future.

The orphaned girl has been safeguarded from harmful outsiders who would use her forces for personal gain. With her life and future now in jeopardy, the "Believers" turn to the only person they see fit to be her full-time protector, Tate, a wrongfully imprisoned death row inmate who's lost his will, until he witnesses one of her extraordinary abilities.
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Share Kiss at 2013 Billboard Music Award's Backstage

May 20, 2013 09:01:31 GMT


Although Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have called it quits, the former lovebirds are still in good term. The pair were caught on camera backstage of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards catching up to each other and sharing a brief kiss on cheek when they bumped into each other at the Sunday, May 19 event.

The video, which apparently was uploaded by a fan of Justin, showed the "Baby" singer standing near several people. Wearing a black dress, Selena entered the scene alongside Taylor Swift who wore a sparkling blue dress. Selena, who saw Justin standing near, approached her ex-boyfriend to talk briefly and landed a kiss on his cheek.
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Antonio Banderas Takes on Chilean Miner Role in 'The 33'

May 20, 2013 08:48:18 GMT


Antonio Banderas has landed a leading role in "The 33", an upcoming film from director Patricia Riggen which is based on a true story of a mining accident in Chile in 2010. Variety learns that the Zorro depicter is set to portray the role of Mario Sepulveda, a charismatic miner known as "Super Mario".

The feature will dramatize the events of the 33 miners' struggle for survival after having been trapped underground for 69 days and the international effort to rescue them. The emotional rescue drew over 1 billion viewers worldwide. Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro join Banderas in supporting roles.
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Nicki Minaj Heats Up 2013 Billboard Music Awards With Lil Wayne

May 20, 2013 08:44:24 GMT


Rapstress Nicki Minaj set the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on fire Sunday night when she performed her sexy track "High School" onstage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Joining Minaj for her scorching performance of the track off her "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up" was her superstar collaborator and Cash Money Records boss Lil Wayne.

Minaj handled the performance on her own, dropping her rap verses and singing the hook until midway when Wayne appeared. She then motioned him to take a seat she had placed on center stage after which she proceeded to give him a seductive lap dance, backed up by two dancers on opposite sides of the stage.
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Drake Reunites With Jay-Z in Studio for New Duet

May 20, 2013 08:42:16 GMT


A new collaboration between Drake and Jay-Z is coming. A RocNation photographer posts on Instagram a picture of the two rappers hitting the studio together. "Warning: Please be very afraid of the music we're working on. OVO x ROCNATION," the caption reads.

This will be their second duet after Jay-Z first guested on Drizzy's debut album "Thank Me Later" in 2010. In a track called "Light Up", the Jiggaman gave his advice to the then-newcomer, "While all my closest friends out partyin'/ I'm just here makin' the music that they party to ... Drake, here's how they gonna come at you / with silly rap feuds, trying to distract you."
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'Doctor Who' Officially Renewed for Season 8

May 20, 2013 08:36:06 GMT


On the heels of its season 7 finale, "Doctor Who" has been confirmed to return for an eighth season. BBC announces through its blog that it has ordered a new season of the sci-fi series and reveals that executive producer Steven Moffat is "already plotting a brand new run of adventures for the Doctor."

To celebrate the 50th annivaersary of "Doctor Who", a 3D special is slated to air November 23. Current stars Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman as well as former cast members David Tennant and Billie Piper will star in the special along with John Hurt, Jemma Redgrave and Joanna Page.
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Kid Rock Slams Lip-Syncers as Chris Brown Struggles With Live Performance at 2013 BMAs


May 20, 2013 08:10:08 GMT


Kid Rock did not perform on Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards but he certainly got the crowd's attention when he stepped onto the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage in Las Vegas to present an award. The Michigan-born musician opened his spiel by calling out some of the ceremony's performers, particularly those whom he suspected of lip-syncing.

"Let's give it up for people lipsyncing under pre-recorded music!" Rock blurted as he handed out the award for Top Rap Song to eventual winner Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Viewers readily assumed he was directing his sarcastic remarks towards Selena Gomez, Icona Pop or Chris Brown, but a close look and listen at Brown's performance clearly showed he was not lip-syncing.
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Miguel Apologizes for Landing on Female Fan's Head at Billboard Music Awards


May 20, 2013 08:07:07 GMT


Miguel addressed his on-stage mishap that almost seriously injured a fan. Wearing a white suit, the R&B singer accidentally landed on a woman's head during a high-energy performance of his single "Adorn" at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

"Got caught up in the moment, thank goodness Khyati is okay," the singer wrote an apologetic note on his Twitter. Feeling bad for her, he also brought her backstage for an interview. Fortunately, she suffered no serious injuries after the debacle.
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Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, and Taylor Swift Perform at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards


May 20, 2013 07:29:22 GMT


Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift were among others who performed at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday night, May 19. Wearing Bollywood-themed golden high-slit dress and a bindi, Gomez sang her hit single, "Come & Get It", with a matching choreography.

"Come & Get It" is a song from Gomez's upcoming album, "Stars Dance". The song gave her her first top 10 on the Billboard's Hot 100. The 20-year-old former Disney star already performed the song in many events, including the 2013 MTV Movie Awards and "Late Show with David Letterman".
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Artist of the Week: 30 Seconds to Mars

May 20, 2013 07:24:23 GMT


Four years after they scored a success with their third studio album "This Is War", 30 Seconds to Mars is back for chart domination. Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic are eying for a notable spot on Billboard charts with their latest studio creation "Love Lust Faith + Dreams".

Written and recorded around the world from Europe to India to the bands studio in California, the album was produced by Jared with the help of famed record producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, The Rolling Stones, Peter Gabriel). The frontman wanted "an album that has ebb and flow and content and structure."
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Li Bingbing Is First Chinese Star Cast for 'Transformers 4'

May 20, 2013 07:18:59 GMT


An actress has been officially introduced as the first of many Chinese stars that will join forces with Mark Wahlberg in action-packed "Transformers 4". "The Forbidden Kingdom" actress Li Bingbing is confirmed to be on board the project, which will be directed by Michael Bay.

Besides Bingbing, the upcoming action film will feature other established actors along with four talents that are discovered through a reality TV show named "Transformers 4 Chinese Actor Talent Search", which is set to air in China this June. Both Wahlberg and Bay are not involved in the judging panel.
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'Game of Thrones' 3.09 Preview: Daenerys Plans an Attack With Daario

May 20, 2013 06:58:07 GMT


"Game of Thrones" is taking a week off after airing its latest episode "Second Sons", but has already shared a preview of the next outing. In the sneak-peek video, Daenerys, Ser Jorah and Daario plan how to take Yunkai, but the two men seemingly will get involved in a debate as Jorah suspects that Daario is leading him and Greyworm to be slaughtered.

Jon and the Wildlings have arrived at the wall and are gearing up for their own attack. Jon says something about a threat, while Tormund tells the former Night's Watch member that killing crows is what they do.
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Bruno Mars, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Rock 2013 Billboard Music Awards


May 20, 2013 06:43:11 GMT


Whoever decided for Bruno Mars to kick off the 2013 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas should be credited for setting the perfect mood for the event. The 27-year-old singer opened the show with a spectacular performance of his "Unorthodox Jukebox" track "Treasure".

With him and his full band dressed in identical suits, Mars & Co. brought the crowd back to the seventies with their funky performance of the retro-vibe dance track. Mars broke off from his usual guitar-clasping routine and let his band handle the instrumentals to give an impeccable vocal and perform some short dance choreography with his back-up crew as he sang the up-tempo tune that got the audience on their feet.
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New TV Spot for 'The Hangover Part III' Teases Soft Side of Alan Garner

May 20, 2013 06:38:06 GMT


Behind his immaturity, Alan Garner is just a man with a heart full of love. With Lionel Richie's "Penny Lover" as the backsound, a new TV spot for Todd Phillips' much-anticipated flick "The Hangover Part III" shows the soft side of the Wolfpack member as he is seen kissing Leslie Chow on the cheek, caressing Phil's face and sharing his already-licked lollipop to a woman, which is somehow a disgusting sight for Stu.

The sequel to "The Hangover Part II" follows the Wolfpack going on another adventure only this time because of Chow, played by Ken Jeong. Traveling to Tijuana and ending up in Las Vegas, the boys will surely embark on a journey which is no less unusual than what they had before in the first two films.
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'Undercover Angel' Singer Alan O'Day Dies of Cancer

May 20, 2013 06:22:55 GMT


"Undercover Angel" singer Alan O'Day passed away in his Westwood, California home on Friday, May 17, his label announced. The singer-songwriter died after losing battle against cancer at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife Yuka.

"Alan was a generous man who gave his heart and soul to the music industry," a statement from 1st Phase Records read. The label also noted in the statement that "Alan continued to write and perform until his last days."
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Eva Longoria Jokes About Her Pantyless Wardrobe Malfunction at Cannes

May 20, 2013 05:19:08 GMT


Eva Longoria takes her wardrobe malfunction at the Cannes premiere of "Jimmy Picard" in stride. After accidentally flashing her private parts at the movie's screening, she took to Twitter to reveal a safer choice of dress for another event at the international film festival, "Here's my dress for tonight!" jokingly adding, "No wardrobe malfunctions tonight!!!"

The "Desperate Housewives" actress was pictured going commando when getting up the stairs while lifting her thigh-high long dress to avoid rain puddles. The brunette beauty apparently has learnt her lesson but it didn't stop her from flaunting her assets. Though ditching any daring slit, the Latina star still oozed her sexy appeal in a see-through gown with deep-plunging neckline.
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'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' Finally Crowns a Winner


May 20, 2013 05:14:07 GMT


The season 6 of "The Celebrity Apprentice" has finally come to an end as a winner was finally revealed. Last week, two remaining contestants Trace Adkins and Penn Jillette were given a task to create a new flavor of Walgreens Delish ice cream, produce a promotional video, and raise money for a launch event featuring the new flavors. In the May 19 episode, both finally launched their events, which became the decisive factor for each man's destiny.

Taking charge of promoting Maple Macadamia Mashup flavor, Adkins and his partners, including Lil Jon, Gary Busey and Marilu Henner, at first had trouble finding donors for their launch event. His worries were over as Thompson Square, Billy Ray Cyrus and Wynonna Judd showed up along with a few other country stars. Adkins' last hope to get big money, Tim Tebow, finally came a bit late to support the country crooner.
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Singer Screws National Anthem 'Star-Spangled Banner'


May 20, 2013 04:55:46 GMT


Canadian jazz singer Alexis Normand's version of "Star-Spangled Banner" captured the attention of hundreds who attended an international ice hockey tournament on Saturday, May 18. Players and the crowd at the Memorial Cup hockey match in Saskatoon, Canada, chuckled when Normand suddenly changed some lyrics of the national anthem.

"O say can you see by the dawn's early light," she sang perfectly. She began to ruin the song when changing the second line's "twilight's last gleaming" into "twilight's first gleaming." "Those broad stripes and bright stars..." she continued and suddenly paused for a few seconds before adding, "at the dawn's early light" instead of "through the perilous fight."
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First Teaser of 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 4: Only Kings Understand Each Other


May 20, 2013 04:33:43 GMT


To tide fans over the fall premiere of "Boardwalk Empire" season 4, HBO has released the first teaser for the new installment. It highlights the first meeting of Steve Buscemi's Nucky Thompson and Jeffrey Wright's Valentin Narcisse, one of the new characters on the show.

"Mr. Thompson, an honor to have finally made your acquaintance," Narcisse greets Nucky and corrects him when Nucky calls him Mr. Narcisse instead of Dr. Narcisse. He also says, "Only kings understand each other."
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Miley Cyrus Swatted for the Second Time

May 20, 2013 03:54:11 GMT


Miley Cyrus became a victim of swatting on Friday, May 17. TMZ reported that cops were seen at the 20-year-old singer's Los Angeles house after receiving a 911 call from a female who claimed shots were fired in her house.

Cops quickly determined that the call was fake as they found nothing in the house. The "Can't Be Tamed" singer wasn't even home when the incident happened.
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LAPD Reportedly Investigating Death Threats Against Chris Brown

May 20, 2013 03:53:15 GMT


Chris Brown reportedly received multiple death threats which prompted his management to make a police report. Brown's lawyer Mark Geragos received phone calls to his office which threatened the singer's life.

According to TMZ, the specific details of the threats are unclear. However, Geragos apparently found it serious and filed a report to the authorities. He also helped them provide information as much as he knew. The Los Angeles Police Department is currently investigating the case.
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Bill Hader Gets Special 'Saturday Night Live' Send-Off in Hilarious Wedding Scene

May 20, 2013 03:51:48 GMT


Bill Hader bids farewell to "Saturday Night Live" as a regular after eight seasons. In "SNL" season finale hosted by Ben Affleck this past weekend, the comedian said his goodbye in a special wedding scene with the help of some unlikely guests.

Hader reprised his Stefon character for a fictional "Weekend Update" segment. After giving his final report, he rushed off the set. He told the straight Seth Meyers that he had got over his unrequited gay crush on the anchor and had now found a new love.
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Billboard Music Awards 2013: Full Winner List Includes Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and More

May 20, 2013 03:41:34 GMT


Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift were among big winners of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. Collecting multiple prizes, the two walked away with at least two top honors from the annual prize-giving event.

The Biebs won Top Artist Award and Milestone Award among other prizes that night. "I'm 19 years old and I think I'm doing a pretty good job," he said on his acceptance speech when receiving the Milestone Award from presenter Cee-Lo Green. The Canadian pop star was also named Top Male Artist and Top Social Artist.
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Toots and the Maytals Cut Concert Short After Frontman Hibbert Gets Injured

May 20, 2013 03:39:55 GMT


Jamaican musical group Toots & the Maytals had to cut short their Saturday night performance at the three-day Dominion Riverrock Outdoor Sports and Music Festival in Richmond, Virginia when lead vocalist Toots Hibbert got suddenly injured. The veteran reggae singer was struck on the forehead by a glass vodka bottle that flew towards the stage while he was in the middle of his set.

The vodka bottle was launched by an intoxicated 19-year-old male member of the audience, who was later arrested and charged by Richmond police with public intoxication and aggravated assault. According to festival organizers Venture Richmond, the bottle had been stolen from the venue's bar by the still unidentified young assailant.
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Marton Csokas Is Up Against Denzel Washington in 'The Equalizer'

May 20, 2013 03:38:04 GMT


"The Equalizer" has found its villainous man in Marton Csokas. Best known for villainizing Vin Diesel's "XXX" as Yorgi, Csokas is secured to star alongside Denzel Washington as a vicious fixer for the Russians in Sony Pictures' upcoming remake of the same-titled drama from CBS in 1980s.

The latest film from "Olympus Has Fallen" director Antoine Fuqua centers on Washington's Robert McCall, the mysterious retired intelligence officer with a hidden past who helps out people. When he shows his kindness toward a teen prostitute named Teri, he unknowingly gets himself embroiled with a Russian mob.
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'30 Rock' Star Katrina Bowden Marries Ben Jorgensen

May 20, 2013 02:59:21 GMT


Katrina Bowden, the actress who played Cerie on NBC's "30 Rock", is married to her fiance of one and a half year, Ben Jorgensen. The couple exchanged vows in front of 127 friends and family members on Sunday, May 19, at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City.

Us Weekly reported that the bride walked down the aisle to Aerosmith's song "I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing" which Ben picked. She donned her hair in an "up and kind of messy, kind of like a chignon" style and wore a "simple" and "very pretty" wedding dress. Ben also made a slide/video presentation to show during rehearsal.
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Christine White of 'Twilight Zone' Dies at 86

May 20, 2013 02:52:08 GMT


Christine White died on Sunday, April 14, at Brinton Woods Nursing Home in Washington, D.C., Carroll County Times reported. The actress, who is survived by several nephews, nieces, a great nephew and a great niece, passed away at the age of 86. The family didn't state the cause of her death.

White was born in Washington D.C. on May 4, 1926 to parents James Andrew White and Lucia W. After graduating from a high school in Washington, White entered University of North Carolina majoring in English. At the university, she became interested in the world of theater as she participated in many school plays. She graduated in 1947 and got her Master degree from Catholic University in Washington D.C.
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Ron Burgundy Back in 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' Teaser Trailer, Afro Drake Spotted on Set

May 20, 2013 02:46:38 GMT


Ron Burgundy and his gang are back in "Anchorman: The Legend Continues". As previewed in the teaser trailer, the four men gracefully walk in dim light before finally taking turns giving individual greetings. Of course, the comedy is still there as Steve Carell's Brick surprisingly says, "Happy Easter!", instead of saying a cool catchphrase.

Besides them, the sequel to "Anchorman" will feature special appearances from several A-list celebs, among which is Canadian rapper Drake. In new set photos from the filming location in New York, Drake is seen sporting a black shirt under a brown leather jacket and wearing a ridiculous afro wig for his cameo role.
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Kristen Stewart in 'Terrible Mood' After Breaking Up With Robert Pattinson

May 20, 2013 02:25:13 GMT


Kristen Stewart is reportedly miserable about her latest breakup from beau Robert Pattinson. After surviving a rough patch last year following her "momentary indiscretion" with married director Rupert Sanders, the "Twilight Saga" couple is now rumored taking a break again from their real-life romance.

Stewart did look strained when she was recently pictured out and about with her boyfriend. "They again went from spending every second together, to spending more time apart at their separate houses," a source told PEOPLE. "Kristen has been in a terrible mood, and it was obvious that things were not great with Rob."
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Kanye West Performs 'New Slaves', Debuts 'Black Skinhead' on 'SNL'

May 20, 2013 02:08:48 GMT


A couple of days after projecting his new single's visuals across 66 different locations around the world, G.O.O.D Music mogul Kanye West performed "New Slaves" when he appeared as musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend. The 35-year-old father-to-be brought his "baby" a.k.a his new music on the hit variety/comedy show, giving fans not just one, but two new songs from his much-anticipated forthcoming sixth album "Yeezus", by debuting the track "Black Skinhead" as well.

Like in his past gigs, West gave another intense performance on the May 18 season finale hosted by Oscar-winning director and actor Ben Affleck. His live rendition of the two racially-charged tracks gave fans a glimpse into his angry and confrontational new album due to be released next month on June 18, where the controversial rapper, known for being outspoken, touches on several thought-provoking issues.
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Billboard Music Awards 2013: Nicki Minaj and Carly Rae Jepsen Among Early Winners

May 20, 2013 01:54:19 GMT


Stars have flocked to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas where the 2013 Billboard Music Awards is currently ongoing. After kicked off by a performance from Bruno Mars and a monologue by host Tracy Morgan, the show presented the first award, Top Rap Artist, with Shania Twain tackling the duty.

Nicki Minaj won the award, defeating other nominees including Flo Rida, Drake, PSY and Pitbull. "I definitely did not expect this one," the Harajuku Barbie said, thanking her fans. She's set to perform with Lil Wayne later on the show.
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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Overthrows 'Iron Man 3' From Box Office Throne


May 20, 2013 01:37:37 GMT


After two consecutive weeks, "Iron Man 3" no longer rules the North American box office as strong newcomer "Star Trek Into Darkness" dethrones the Robert Downey Jr. starrer. The latest film from J.J. Abrams acquires the top spot with $70.6 million, slightly below its predecessor "Star Trek", which opened to $75.2 million in April 2009.

"It appears that four years of anticipation and help from 3-D ticket prices isn't really giving 'Into Darkness' much of a boost," Ray Subers of Box Office Mojo comments. "[The opening] would normally be cause for panic, though it's possible that most audiences just weren't aware that the movie was opening on Thursday [sudden change by Paramount Studios]."
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Billboard Music Awards 2013: Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Nicki Minaj on Blue Carpet

May 20, 2013 01:28:25 GMT


A blue, instead of the traditional red, carpet was rolled out outside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for a music celebration, Billboard Music Awards, on Sunday night, May 19. Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Nicki Minaj all dressed to impress as they arrived at the star-studded event in style.

Miley rocked a figure-hugging Balmain jumpsuit with monochromed checkerboard pattern. The Maxim hottest celebrity of the year paired it with black Givenchy shoes and added some color to her black-and-white appearance with a swipe of red lipstick. Taylor, meanwhile, looked electric in a blue Zuhair Munrad mini dress with sheer paneling.
 
 
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